Location: Houston, TX
Member since 8/22/2013


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Reviews by Mamamel1974

My breasts were very small and empty. - Breast Augmentation - Houston, TX

After having three children and nursing for over 6 years, my breasts were very small and empty. I was concerned about going under the muscle because I practice yoga daily and did not want to lose pectoral strength, so Dr Ciaravino recommended 225 cc above the muscle. It was a flawless, pain free... READ MORE

40 Years Old, 3 Kids, Revision for Capsular Contracture - Houston, TX

I had 225cc HP over the muscle implants put in April 5 last year and noticed a hardening on my right side this April, a year later. I had had a horrible staph infection in November near the nipple on the same side. Went to my PS this April to discuss the hardening and he confirmed capsular... READ MORE

Questions from Mamamel1974

What kind of infection is this on my breast? (photo)

I had a BA 9 months ago. Two weeks ago, a pimple appeared on my right breast and got worse. I also felt a lump under the skin on the same breast. My gyno took a culture, and... READ MORE

Can I reduce my chances for recurring Capsular Contracture if I switch from Subglandular to Subpectoral Implants?

Last April I had 225ccHP subglandulars silicone implants put in and have now developed capsular contracture on the right side. If I get the capselectomy and go under the muscle... READ MORE

Recent comments from Mamamel1974

I am your size and had zero tissue after breastfeeding three babies and I got 350 and became a 30F, so just letting you know that I was very glad not to go bigger (lol, my first surgeon put in 225 because I am tiny, but after... READ COMMENT

I had Dr C as my first surgeon and was happy with his work until I developed cap con a year later with my over the muscle implants he put in. Much happier a few years later with the revision I needed from another doc. READ COMMENT

I had a complicated revision with strattice and it took a full year to do a pull-up without feeling as if I was messing something up. Now it feels fine. Push-ups were fine around 6-8 weeks, especially narrow-armed yoga push-ups. READ COMMENT

I had 225 overs at first and then complications so I now have 350 unders and I am 105 lbs and 5'2" and I love love love my 350s. 225 was ok but it was hardly noticeable at all, even in yoga clothes and I still needed push-up bras. Why... READ COMMENT